Life During the New Deal
By: Kendra Bender & Cendy Mejia
Roles that Women Played...
- Frances Perkins was the first women to head an executive department
- Many women became leaders in government agencies during The New Deal
Roles of African Americans
- The Black Cabinet acted as unofficial advisers to the president.
- Roosevelt stated that he was at the mercy of southern Democrats in Congress.
Artists during this time
- Walker Evans was a photographer
- Dorothea Lange was another celebrated chronicler of the Great Depression
Popularity of movies during the era
- I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang
- Make Way for Tomorrow
importance of the radio in American life and one example of a popular radio show
- joyous or soulful, the unrestrained moods of jazz were medicine for the times
-pure physical pleasure
sports during this era
- Joe DiMaggio "the great"
- Joe Louis heavyweight fighter